Wichita State University is pleased to announce that it is offering an online Composite Structural Engineering Technology (CSET) Course. This course will take place online from Oct. 7 through Dec. 20, 2013, with an optional hands-on component taking place in Wichita, Kan., Nov. 19-21.
In this course students will:
- Learn the basics of composite aircraft structure certification and gain a safety awareness of related engineering, manufacturing and maintenance principles.
- Interface with expert structural engineers from industry and the Federal Aviation Admin. throughout the online class.
- Take the knowledge learned in the online class and apply it in a hands-on laboratory to practice principles of engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of composite structures.
Registration and the course syllabus are available online at the WSU Conferences Web site. Register quickly because space is limited. The course was developed by WSU's National Institute for Aviation Research, key industry experts and the FAA. It will provide students with an awareness of safety issues related to engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, and certification of composite materials associated with civil aircraft structures, in accordance with AC 20-107B (Composite Aircraft Structure).